The International Criminal Court in The Hague has issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin and Presidential Commissioner for Children’s Rights Maria Lvova-Belova.
Today, 17 March 2023, Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants for two individuals in connection with the situation in Ukraine: Mr. Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin and Ms. Maria Alekseyevna Lvova-Belova
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The President and the Commissioner for the Rights of the Child are accused of having committed a war crime, namely “the illegal deportation of the population (of children) and the illegal transfer of the population (of children) from the territories of the ‘Ukraine to the territory of the Russian Federation’.
The Chamber considered that the warrants were classified for the protection of victims and witnesses and for the security of the investigation. However, bearing in mind that public information about the warrants can help prevent further crimes, the Chamber considers that it is in the interests of justice to authorize the Registry to publicly disclose the existence of the warrants. warrants and the names of suspects against whom warrants have been issued. .
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Photos used: kremlin.ru
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